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Data Architect - Atlanta, GA

Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Company:  APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  147462

 

Oldcastle APG, Inc., a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With 200 operating locations and 6,000 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 35 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH Americas, a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Position Summary

 

The Data Insights Solution Delivery team has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Data Architect.  This individual will collaborate with key stakeholders to translate business data requirements into solutions that integrate with the overall data warehouse strategy.  The role requires extensive knowledge with the full data warehouse lifecycle:  strategic planning, requirements analysis, architectural governance, data modeling, ETL design, development best practices, deployment execution and production support.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Strategy & Planning
    • Provide a data warehouse roadmap by assessing current state and establishing future state based on business data requirements
    • Assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for data warehousing in conjunction with data users, department managers, clients, and other key stakeholders.
    • Define metadata governance and best practices to ensure accuracy, validity, reusability and consistency of the data warehouse.
    • Define database solution architectures, coding development standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures.

 

  • Acquisition & Deployment
    • Provide architecture guidance and assist development team with data and ETL solutions.
    • Conduct research and make recommendations on data warehouse products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
    • Evaluate, and  recommend, and select data warehouse components infrastructure: including hardware, database solutions, database management systems, modeling tools, ETL (extract, transform, load), software solutions, data mining tools, and metadata management tools.

 

  • Operational Management
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify, create, and deliver reports solutions according to requirements.
    • Execute plan to continuously improve overall data warehouse performance, and to quickly resolve performance issues.

 

Position Requirements

 

Education/Experience

 

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering and/or 10+ years equivalent work experience.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting multi-terabyte data warehouses.
  • Experience with relational and MPP database platforms, including IBM DB2/I (iSeries) 2, Netezza, SQL Server etc.
  • Hands-on experience with data architecting architecture, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis within the manufacturing and distribution industry sector.
  • Familiarity with in-house data-intensive applications, including SSIS, SSRS, Tableau.

 

Competencies

 

  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent technical architecture and technical support documentation skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

Physical Requirements

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers, devices, and peripherals

 

Work Environment

 

Usually, normal office working conditions.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet
  • The position will require travel up to 25%
  • The position will likely require work outside of normal business hours including On-call availability based on need e.g. upgrades etc.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle APG, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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